The 12 Paradoxes Of Graphic Design
By Dorothy Tan,
19 Mar 2013
Based on a lecture by graphic designer Adrian Shaughnessy, Stockholm-based designer Tobias Bergdahl has created minimalist visuals for the “12 Paradoxes of Graphic Design” that Shaughnessy spoke of.
Each paradox consists of an impossible shape—like the Möbius strip—accompanied by a simple statement about the practice of graphic design.
These illuminating and insightful messages are great advice for young graphic designers by urging them not to harbor misleading assumptions about important subjects like clients, money and ideas.
Scroll down to view all 12 paradoxes that may give you a new perspective of graphic design.